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Public Education Coordinator Jackie O'Hara, November 05

People's Gas will continue working on the gas valves this week at Eastern and Smith starting today November 5, 2018 until 4-6 PM. This work may continue until Wednesday, November 7. The Manhattan Fire District has been advised that during this time it will be common to smell the strong odor of mercaptan once again around town, depending on wind direction. Again, the odor is not dangerous or harmful ... (Full Story & Photos)

People's Gas Maintenance Causes Natural Gas Odor in Manhattan

Public Education Coordinator Jackie O'Hara, November 02

People's Gas will be conducting a venting at the intersection of Smith Road and Eastern Ave for maintenance purposes throughout the day and possibly throughout the weekend. Residents may smell an unpleasant natural gas odor in the area. The odor is not dangerous or harmful in anyway and will be smelt outside. However, if you smell gas inside your home please, call 911.

Since we have received several ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption State Fire Marshal reminds Illinoisans to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries”

Teagan Shull, November 01

SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is asking Illinoisans to take a few minutes this weekend to change and test the batteries in their smoke alarms while setting their clocks back an hour. Clocks fall back an hour for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, November 4.

“Daylight Saving Time is a great built-in reminder for us all to check that our smoke alarms are working in case ... (Full Story & Photos)

Free! Vehicle Inspections for Older Adults -November 6th & 7th!

Public Education Coordinator Jackie O'Hara, October 29

Free vehicle inspection for older adults will be offered on November 6th and 7th at Lincoln-Way Central High School’s Auto Shop in New Lenox. This is a great opportunity for older adults to get your vehicle ready for the winter months! Inspections will include fluid checks, belts and hoses, tires, and more! Although this is a free program, it is required to make an appointment. To register, call or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Public Education Coordinator Jackie O'hara, October 25

With so many fun tricks and treats happening around Manhattan during the month of October, taking simple fire safety precautions is important when keeping your goblins and ghouls safe this Halloween season! Unfortunately, traditional Halloween symbols and activities can present lurking fire risks that have the potential to become truly scary. But by planning ahead, you can help make this Halloween ... (Full Story & Photos)


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